VIRGINIA BEACH – Raymond D.“Termite” Tremethick, 72, passed away on October 6, 2012. Born in Ishpeming, MI, he was the son of the late Thomas and Ann Tremethick. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brothers and sisters, and step-son, Robert E. Lichford. Raymond proudly served in the United States Navy as a Hull Technician Chief Petty Officer and retired after 22 years of faithful service. After the Navy, he worked as a Senior Engineering Tech for AMSEC and retired after many years of dedicated service. Raymond loved and cared for his family and enjoyed puzzle books, his animals, woodworking, WWF Wrestling and telling jokes.
He is survived by his wife, Nellie Mae; two children, Cathy Margeson and Raymond Tremethick, Jr.; four step-children, Dawn Raisner and her fiance, Bob, Barry Redford, Richard Redford and his wife, Nancy, and Lisa Hall; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A visitation will be held on October 13, 2 pm at Family Choice, 5401 Indian River Rd.In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Wounded Warrior Project of Virginia. See the link for instructions. You may use the links provided to leave a condolence via the online guestbook.
Thank you, Chief Tremethick, for your service to our country in the United States Navy.Send Flowers
Sail away Uncle Ray…will love and cherish you always.
Lisa, Brandi & Family,
Thinking of you during this difficult time. I know how special “Termite” was to all of you from the times you spoke of him.
May The Lord wrap his loving arms around you and cover you with comfort while you weather the process of letting your loved one become your Special Angel.
God Bless you ALL!!
To the family of my friend Termite please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Ray, my friend, you wil be missed. “Fair Winds and Following Seas.”
Thank you for being a wonderful grandfather to all of our children..you will be missed. R.I.P. Termite Always in our prayers Laura and Steve and family
To Uncle Ray who was a reminder of life’s humor through many dark days – Your Anchor held in life and now we bid you long awaited blessings – Some Glad morning when this life is o’er come Fly Away.